This security advisory describes one low risk vulnerability.
The vulnerability allows a local user to escalate privileges on the system.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in Windows Subsystem for Linux. A local user can use a specially crafted application to trigger stack-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system with elevated privileges.Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Windows: 10 1903
Windows Server: 1903CPE
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
No. This vulnerability can be exploited locally. The attacker should have authentication credentials and successfully authenticate on the system.
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?
No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.